Fallbrook, CA – Woman Dies in Fallbrook Pedestrian Accident
Fallbrook, California (October 22, 2018) – A woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Friday night in Fallbrook, according to the California Highway Patrol. The collision occurred shortly before 9 pm on October 19th in the area of East Alvarado Street and Alvarado Court. No detailed information identifying the people involved in the accident has been revealed.
Based on the initial investigations, a 56-year-old Fallbrook woman was walking on the street when a vehicle traveling eastbound struck her and fled the scene. According to investigators, the vehicle involved was a newer model red Ford Mustang. After the accident occurred, emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene where they rendered aid to the injured victim. The injured 56-year-old woman was taken to Palomar Medical Center, where she died of the injuries she sustained upon impact. As of now, investigators are attempting to locate the driver of the red Ford Mustang and determine the events leading up to this fatal accident.
This accident is still under investigation. When more information becomes available, more information will be released to public sources.
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Our sincere sympathies go to the family and friends of the victim killed in the crash. We wish them courage and strength during these trying moments of losing their loved one.
Pedestrian laws require drivers to control their speeds and stop to allow pedestrians to cross the roads whether in marked or unmarked crossing areas. The authorities are still investigating to find out if the victim was in a safe zone along the road when this tragic accident took place.
Upon conclusion of the examination of the crash scene photos, vehicle condition, and other factors including recklessness, intoxication, and distracted driving, the victim’s family or loved ones may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate financial burdens such as funeral costs, or other unfortunate circumstances.
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